Auburn in the NFL - Playoff Week 1

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Jan. 7, 2009

ANDERSON, Willie, T - Baltimore Ravens
Taking Baltimore to the second round of the playoffs, Anderson pushed the Ravens' offense to 286 yards en route to a 27-9 win over Miami. Anderson and the rest of the Baltimore offensive line did not allow a single sack during the game. The Ravens will travel to Tennessee to take on the Titans next weekend in the divisional round of the playoffs.

BIRONAS, Rob, K - Tennessee Titans
Bironas and the Titans earned a BYE for the first round of the postseason, but will face Baltimore next weekend in AFC divisional competition.

BROWN, Ronnie, RB - Miami Dolphins
Brown compiled 19 yards on 12 carries and added 43 yards and a touchdown on six receptions during a 27-9 loss to the Ravens in the wild-card round of the playoffs. Miami finished its season with an 11-5 regular season record.

DANSBY, Karlos, OLB - Arizona Cardinals
Taking on the Falcons, Dansby logged eight tackles, six of which were solo, and ranked second among the Arizona defense for the weekend. The Cardinals, during their 30-24 win, forced three turnovers against the Atlanta offense. Arizona will take on Carolina next weekend.

Dunlap, King, OT - Philadelphia Eagles
Dunlap is currently on Philadelphia's injured reserve list. The Eagles continued their hot streak as they defeated Minnesota, 26-14. Philadelphia will take on the New York Giants during the NFC divisional round of the playoffs.

Grubbs, Ben, G - Baltimore Ravens
Grubbs helped the Baltimore offense to post 286 yards during their 27-9 win over the Dolphins in the wild-card round. Grubbs, with the rest of the Ravens' offensive line, did not allow any sacks during the game. The victory will match Baltimore with Tennessee in next weekend's divisional round of the playoffs.

HOOD, Roderick, CB - Arizona Cardinals
Posting a season-high of seven tackles, Hood helped to shut down the Atlanta offense and give Arizona a 30-24 victory. With the win, the Cardinals will face the Panthers in the divisional round of the playoffs next weekend.

Irons, David, CB - Atlanta Falcons
Irons is on the Falcons' injured reserve list with a torn ACL. The Falcons' lost to the Cardinals in the wild-card round of the playoffs, 30-24.

JACOBS, Brandon, RB - New York Giants
Jacobs and the Giants had a BYE for the first round of the postseason, but will take on the Eagles next weekend at home during the NFC divisional round.

McNeill, Marcus, OT - San Diego Chargers
During San Diego's 23-17 overtime win against the Colts, McNeill helped the Chargers' offense to 357 yards. San Diego will face Pittsburgh next weekend in its second playoff game.

SIMMONS, Kendall, G - Pittsburgh Steelers
Simmons and the rest of the Steelers team earned a BYE for the wild-card round of the playoffs. Pittsburgh will meet San Diego at home next week in the AFC divisional round.

THOMAS, Dontarrious, LB - Minnesota Vikings
Thomas was inactive during Minnesota's 26-14 loss to the Eagles in the first round of the playoffs. Thomas and the Vikings finished the regular season with a 10-6 record.

TORBOR, Reggie, DE - Miami Dolphins
In Miami's 27-9 wild-card round loss, Torbor logged one solo tackle. This season, Torbor saw action in each of Miami's 16 games. The Dolphins finished the season with an 11-5 regular season record.